Get ready for restaurant week. And restaurant week. And restaurant week

Collingswood Farm to Fork Restaurant Week 2015 | southjerseylocavore.com

There are three upcoming restaurant weeks happening in the next two weeks. You’ll be hard pressed to hit one of South Jersey’s fine independent restaurants that isn’t participating in one of these special deals. Collingswood Farm to Fork Restaurant Week: July 19-24. A dozen different restaurants in Collingswood are participating in this event. They’ll spotlight foods from […]

Collingswood’s Mac ‘N Beer Fest, April 23

Collingswood's Mac 'N Beer Fest | south jerseylocavore.com

Somehow this Thursday night’s Mac ‘N Beer Fest in Collingswood didn’t get on my radar until I opened an email from The Tortilla Press today. I can’t believe it’s been five years since I first went to The Mighty Mac & Cheese Battle at the The Tortilla Press Cantina. At that event, 12 South Jersey restaurants competed […]

New Jersey now has a small batch of craft spirit distillers

Rum distiller at Cooper River Distillers | southjerseylocavore.com

Last week I visited all the distilleries New Jersey has to offer – all two of them. Recent changes in distillery laws have made it more reasonable for those who want to brew spirits to open distilleries, and now our wonderful state is producing small batch, artisanal spirits. Last Thursday night, Cooper River Distillers held […]